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Dan Aldridge the Civil, Human, Black, & Spiritual Rights Leader

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From sharing a barber with Malcolm X to having Dorothy Height get you enrolled in college Dan Aldridge has a unique story. Aldridge was born in Harlem but has made Detroit his home since the 1960’s. We explore his work too many stories: him losing a job with Chrysler because his stance against Chrysler profiting from Apartheid in South Africa; his friendship with Milton Henry & CL Franklin; and how he was the rebel in Mayor Jerome Cavanagh’s office and a leader in Mayor Coleman Young’s office. Watch and listen to the Detroit is Different interview with Dan Aldridge.

Mayor Cavanagh Rebel was a Mayor Young Leader

From sharing a barber with Malcolm X to having Dorothy Height get you enrolled in college Dan Aldridge has a unique story. Aldridge was born in Harlem but has made Detroit his home since the 1960’s.

Losing a job for a stance against Chrysler profiting from Apartheid in South Africa

From sharing a barber with Malcolm X to having Dorothy Height get you enrolled in college Dan Aldridge has a unique story. Aldridge was born in Harlem but has made Detroit his home since the 1960’s.

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